blindcorp wrote:I am currently running Olivia on a Toshiba Satellite with Windows 8 also installed. Both systems work well, but I still have to change BIOS's boot mode to UEFI manually if I want to boot Windows. This isn't a problem currently, but I am considering installing Solaris as well for compatibility with the machines at my current job. How can I get grub to recognize all systems installed and give me the option to boot from any system without having to manually change any BIOS settings every boot? Much thanks,
blindcorp wrote:I have tried to install rEFInd using the install.sh script, however install.sh returns that //boot/efi is not on a VFAT file system. /boot, however, is on an ext4 filesystem. How can I proceed? Do I need to manually install under Windows instead? Thanks.
blindcorp wrote:rEFInd is working, and I can boot both Mint and Windows 8 with my boot mode set to EFI. However, to boot Mint I must select the vmlinuz option in refind rather than the option labeled "Linux Mint."
Mint works fine booting the kernel this way, except now the X server boots automatically on startup. With grub I had edited grub.conf to boot in text mode only, so that I could choose to start and stop Xwindows at my leisure. Is there a way I can configure rEFInd to allow the same? Thanks so much for all your help and your awesome software!
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